John Grey

John Grey (HM2025)

Location: Wayan, ID 83285 Caribou County
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Country: United States of America
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N 42° 58.604', W 111° 22.639'

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Discoverd this valley in 1818 or 1819 while hunting beaver for Donald MacKenzie's Northwest Company trappers.
An Iroquois leader — he also explored Grey's River nearby in Wyoming. Aside from his trapping skills, he was noted for his unusual aptitude in fighting grizzly bears. After trapping in this country for 20 years, he retired with is Iroquois band in 1836 to help found Kansas City, Missouri
HM NumberHM2025
Placed ByIdaho Department of Transportation
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Date Added Sunday, July 23rd, 2017 at 1:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)12T E 469233 N 4758300
Decimal Degrees42.97673333, -111.37731667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 42° 58.604', W 111° 22.639'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds42° 58' 36.24" N, 111° 22' 38.34" W
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Area Code(s)208
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3956-3958 ID-34, Wayan ID 83285, US
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